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Synchronizing pictures to Sharepoint Online without EXO

We have a hybrid deployment with users using Exchange on premise and Sharepoint Online without Exchange Online. When you try to synchronize a picture to Sharepoint Online from on premise AD, the usual ...
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SharePoint CSOM Provisioning with XML

I have started into looking into the PnP samples into creating taxonomy. The samples are pretty basic and laborious, in that you have to write code for the taxonomy you are creating like so: // ...
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How to reconcile old usernames after move to Office 365 from SharePoint 2010?

Any old people/group columns from lists and libraries copied from the old 2010 environment show the following in the new environment: Domain\UserName With red squiggles and the error message: No ...
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Return the most recent date in a list column by referencing other Date columns within the list

Is there a way to return the most recent date in a list column by referencing other Date columns within the list? I am making a list that will track revisions on the same line item. For example, ...
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connecting to a sharepoint online document library, with interactive powershell session.

I am aware of how to connect to a sharepoint online via SPOService, but this does not allow me to run powershell scripts on the file system itself does it? say a document library. If you open a ...
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Sql Server Analysis Server Filter Connection Issue

I am using Sql Server Analysis Web-part and when I try to give connection to excel web access web-part from SSAS I am not getting any options to give connection as below though it has OD connection ...
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Get FedAuth when authenticating to SharePoint Online via Office 365 from a remote website

I have a .NET website that allows viewing files located in SharePoint Online, among other clouds. So far we used asked the users for the SharePoint site address, the username and the password in order ...
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SharePoint Hosted App - Creating cascaded drop down on hosted web lists

I have created a SharePoint Hosted App(Javascript Object Model) that creates lists on the host web. I need to put some javascript into new and edit forms, a Content Editor, in order to create the ...
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Sharepoint 2013 not displaying lookup field as input

I have a lookup column whose datasource has many items (2 000+) and when creating an item that references the source list, a dropdown is not very suited for the task. In SP2010 when there were more ...
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Workflow content missing when viewed from another PC

I created few workflows in my company site using SharePoint designer 2013 in my office computer.(My company is using SharePoint Online 2013).I saved the workflows and published them in the site.They ...
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Restore versions of documents with workflow

I need to store the version number in a column. In a determinate moment, must restore the version saved of the number in the control column. However, I need to do all this using workflow 2010. ...
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Copying an attachment from one Custom List to another using a workflow

My initial requirement is to have column level permission in a custom list.(Set of users can see the column and set users cannot). Since SharePoint doesn't support column level permission i have ...
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DTD Error with Connect-SPOService

Just recently I cannot connect to my tenant admin with PowerShell. When I call Connect-SPOService -Url https://<tenant>-admin.sharepoint.com I get the following error: Connect-SPOService ...
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Better results with OpenSearch on Sharepoint 2013 (online)

We are wanting to change out site search to use a search engine instead. We got bing.com working nice with the string: http://www.bing.com/search?q={searchTerms}+site%3Amysite.com&format=rss ...
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using CSOM to retrieve fields in a list in a view

I am trying to use the CSOM to retrieve all the displayed fields in a particular view. I require to know the field type and field internal name. I can not do: var list = ...
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Selected Menu Item - Oslo MasterPage

I'm using SharePoint 2013, with the Oslo masterpage, and I've disabled the default navigations and create my own menu in the master page. The issue is that the menu doesn't show what page you are on. ...
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Sandbox ItemAdded Event Receiver on “Document Library”

I have a Document library whose only content type allowed is my own custom "Document Set" Content Type. My custom Document Set content type creates a number of sub-folders and and deploys files as ...
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.Net CSOM and X-FORMS_BASED_AUTH_ACCEPTED

We have a SharePoint 2010 production site which is configured for claims authentication. But when we access the site with .net client object model code we are getting 403 forbidden error. But if we ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - How to add basic header to a Oslo masterpage?

I'd like to add a header to the Oslo masterpage, but I can't figure out how. Does anyone know? Thank you very much. This is what I use for the footer of the page. Update: <SharePoint:AjaxDelta ...
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Is there any way to profile or debug remote event receivers on SharePoint 2013 Online?

I have registered a Remote Event Receiver using the SharePoint CSOM, by configuring a EventReceiverDefinitionCreationInformation object and adding it to a list. I can use Powershell (again with the ...
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Visual Web Part Property Validation in Sandbox Solution [SharePoint Online 2013]

How can I validate a custom web part property in a Sandbox solution (SharePoint Online 2013 environment)? I am throwing a WebPartPageUserException when validation fails, as shown below. private ...
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Custom form for custom list causing “A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (:)”

I am working on trying to convert a custom sandbox solution to work with SP2013 Online. I can get the feature to activate, and all of our lists are created. However, the custom form we use for the ...
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Excel like autocomplete when list is in quick edit mode

Is there an out of the box way to get a column in SharePoint online to give autocomplete suggestions based on what's previously been entered, on other rows in the same column - like in Excel? I've ...
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Webpart added to webpart page using modules is not visible in edit page

I am provisioning a webpart to a webpart page in sandboxed solution. here is the module's element.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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using sharepoint OOTB DragDrop.js library in Custom webpart

I implemented drag and drop file upload functionality with using REST api in my webpart . But i found an OOTB sharepoint dragdrop.js library which has numerous methods to create drag drop control. ...
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Managed properties in display templates giving null

I created custom display template for ms word documents, I'm able to get values like Path,SPSiteURL, ServerRedirectURL..etc, but when when i try to access 'Site' im getting null in it, I'm trying to ...
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SharePoint Onine List as Datasource to Excel Services / Business Intelligence in SPO

Trying to join 2 SharePoint Custom Lists sources into an excel Services Graph. If so, any BI option for formating list data on an SPO page? Possible now under SPO 2013 A3 license? Confused about ...
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Using code, how to sync data from CRM online 2011 to sharepoint online 2011 (or 2013) & vice-versa

I am trying for a proof-of-concept on this one. I have a sample crm-online plugin and I would like to know if through the code I can open my sharepoint online site and thereby get access to the ...
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SharePoint Online Authentication (Wave 15, non-.NET Code)

For those who are unaware, it was possible to authenticate to SharePoint Online by sending an OASIS SAML token with credentials to login.microsoftonline.com/extSTS.srf and you'd get back a security ...
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SharePoint 2013: Download non-text files using REST or JavaScript object model

I have been scratching my head the all thought day figuring out a way to download non-text files like images from host SharePoint web into a App web (SharePoint hosted app). The code below allows me ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 o365 Personal Site vs Mysite

Fresh o365 instance. Noticed the SITES link in SPO gives you a personal page. Also noticed SPO (somewhere) offers you the option to create a My Site host. on o365/spo 2013 What's the difference ...
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How to add CustomAction button in Ribbon of DocumentLibrary in SharePoint Online?

How can I add a CustomAction button in Ribbon of Document Library in SharePoint Online (Office-365) for Sandbox solution without any code ? I have created team-site in SharePoint Online. And having ...
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move data of Document Library from on Site to sub site in Office 365 Site

I have a Task to move data of Document Library from on Site to sub site, below is the situation, Using office 365 Need to migrate a library and its folder to a sub site where folders would be treated ...
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Error when activating SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure in SharePoint Online

I'm using SharePoint Online Plan E3. When I activate SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure in Site collection features, it always return error: Server encountered an internal error. I've ...
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Export sharepoint library to Access 2007

i'm trying to export sharepoint library (infopath forms ) from sharepoint 2007 to ms access 2007 but for some reason it only allows me to export 125 columns and 14,000 rows. is there a way to export ...
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Outlook downloading files, rather than opening in SharePoint

When I receive an email in Outlook that has a link to a document on SharePoint, the link just downloads the file to be opened by my locally installed Office 2010. I've figured out that this happens ...
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SharePoint Online External Sharing Feature - Available through API?

I have a case where we would like to create a web part for use in SharePoint Online where users can request to share a site with an external vendor. We would like to automate the process of Sharing to ...
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Sandbox solutions - Prevent auto activation of site collection features

Question: Does anyone know a way to activate a sandbox solution in SharePoint Online without having the site collection features automatically activated? Background info: I have done a bit of ...
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Handling upgrades for sandboxed solutions [closed]

I've been messing around with sandboxed solutions in SharePoint Online for a bit now. I have a few concerns about development, and especially maintenance. In on premise environments I was used to ...
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How to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC?

I try to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC. But without any results. I'll try to using Account's from CRM in SharePoint Online like a list. I mean - when I have 100 ...
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Add a custom web part on web site page

I have a team site a a web site on my Office 365 (SharePoint Online Plan 1). I've created a blog subsitesite on my team site. How can I put a web part with my blog posts in a pege from public web site ...
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Public Form into SharePoint List

I'm new to SP and am trying to figure out the most straightforward way to have an external form (no login required) that when filled out, will create a new item in an internal SP list. So, in ...
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SharePoint Apps : Who can see it in “Site contents”?

Here is a good sample project that explains how to use APPS to provision custom components on sites in SharePoint online with custom fields, content types etc. In brief, the app explained in the video ...
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How to migrate out of the box workflows to Office 365

As far as I know, SharePoint Designer workflows can be exported as templates and can be reused. But for out of the box workflows such as Three Stage, Publishing Approval, Approval and all the other ...
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Why does my Event Receiver (sandboxed) not work on Sharepoint Online, but works perfect on premise

using System; using System.Security.Permissions; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Security; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Workflow; namespace ...
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Terms, keywords, tags hashtags this is confusing

i have read all day about keywords, tags, #hasttags and it confuses me. Whats the difference between Keywords and terms/termsets? I have tagged documents with keywords, but i want to use terms ...
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How to change the title of the page?

Can anyone tell that how to change the title of the page? Is it possible in SharePoint Designer? The below image with yellow marked.
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insert a value to caml query from the list

when a user is trying to insert an item that already exist in the list - I want to know about it and an email will be send to me. so I want to write a caml query that will contain the value the user ...
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How do you send emails to external email address in sharepoint online workflows

My client is using Office 365 and has SharePoint Online. Is there a way to send emails to external users or external email address using workflows? More Info: This is what happens when I try to ...
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How to update multiple items in sharepoint list online using javascript

I want to update 4 items in the same time in my sharepoint custom list using Javascript. Im using a camlquery to get the item witch i want to update. Can anybody please help me and write a function to ...